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The Red Flag no longer flies over Downing Street

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12th May 2010 | 10:32

The Tory flag is Cambridge blue
no longer of the purest hue
It's all because we made a pact
with yellow Lib'ral Democrat
We'll brief against the other side
if you don't like what we decide
so next time they'll lose thoroughly
and give us a majority!

Suggestions for alternate lines welcome :-)

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Simon Tatham

from: simont
date: 12th May 2010 10:53 (UTC)

You just made me wonder about flags which involve both blue and yellow, and the following (undoubtedly a heraldic abomination) occurred to me:

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Rachel Coleman

from: rmc28
date: 12th May 2010 12:23 (UTC)

I'm not sure I could cope with the theme tune.

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Mole

from: megamole
date: 12th May 2010 13:19 (UTC)

Reminds me of the ARGH MY EYES moments from programs such as this:

1 BRIGHT 0
2 BORDER 0: BORDER 1: BORDER 4: BORDER 1: BORDER 6: BORDER 2: BORDER 2: BORDER 4: BORDER 1: BORDER 1
3 BRIGHT 1
4 BORDER 0: BORDER 1: BORDER 4: BORDER 1: BORDER 6: BORDER 2: BORDER 2: BORDER 4: BORDER 1: BORDER 1
5 GOTO 1

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Simon Tatham

from: simont
date: 12th May 2010 15:07 (UTC)

:-) Yes, that did strike me as just a little eye-twisting...

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Andrew

from: nonameyet
date: 12th May 2010 16:50 (UTC)

D, G and K in the Nautical Flag Alphabet are yellow and blue.

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ewx

from: ewx
date: 12th May 2010 18:01 (UTC)

So the alternative to a Rainbow Coalition is a Spectrum Coalition?

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